Unruly Passengers Archive

Travel Tip: Bring earplugs with you

Previously, I suggested that you throw an extra pair of headphones in your travel bag for when you’re on the go. Here’s another good tip: throw a pair of earplugs into your bag for whenever you’re traveling as well. Ear plugs are light and take up almost no space at all. You never know when […]

American flight from Miami to Chicago diverted to Indianapolis after passenger attacks flight attendants

American Airlines Flight 1284 from Miami to Chicago was diverted to Indianapolis on Monday afternoon after a passenger allegedly attacked three flight attendants, as well as another passenger. Police told Fox59 the woman “became unruly and belligerent near the Indiana/Kentucky border. The flight crew tried to calm her down, but said she continued to be […]

United passengers forced to sleep in Belfast airport after disruptive passenger diverts flight

On Saturday night, United Airlines Flight 971 from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Belfast, Northern Ireland, after pilots deemed it unsafe to continue flying due to a disruptive passenger. According to other passengers on the flight, the passenger had been “extremely verbally abusive” to a woman even before boarding.  Passenger Rick Sliter said to NBC […]

Homophobic, racist man attacks passengers, gets taken down at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport – Video

Last week, a man was arrested at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after going on a homophobic tirade. He yelled anti-gay slurs at a man wearing a pink shirt, then attacked him. Fellow passengers quickly jumped on the attacker, subduing him until police arrived within seconds. Even while he was being handcuffed, the man continued to […]